Calendar of Events

Page updated 10-17-19

Past events (history): here

Upcoming Events

 Oct 23, 2019 Wednesday — UN DAY Panel Discussion
UN Day is Oct 24 — we’re a day early!
Wed Oct 23rd. 5:00-6:30
Perry World House, 3803 Locust Walk, Room- Global Policy Lab
Speakers:
  • Labaron Lenard-Palmer, Ph.D. is a Senior Policy Analyst, applying policy research, data analysis, strategic planning, and project management skills to various assignments for the Department of Planning and Development in the Development Services division. His primary interests are interdisciplinary focus of globalization and equitable development utilizing an understanding of urban geography, procedural and spatial justice issues.
  • Ariadna Reyes Sanchez, Ph.D. from Mexico City, is a Research Associate and Lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania Weitzman School of Design. Her research provides a new perspective for the analysis of climate change mitigation and energy justice in the Global South.
  • Simon Richter, Ph.D. is an environmental humanist within the field of German and Dutch studies, generally interested in the cultural dimensions of sustainability and resilience. Current research is focused on cultural and intercultural responses to sea level rise and flooding in delta cities in the Netherlands, the United States, and Indonesia, with an emphasis on Dutch approaches.
Co-sponsored by the School of Social Policy & Practice, Perry World House, and the United Nations Association of Greater Philadelphia
Nov 2, 2019  Saturday — One World Concert 2019
Lew Klein, Temple Performing Arts Center, Philadelphia. Register 4:30, concert 5.  Discounted tickets for UNA-GP members, details TBA.
Also in NYC on Sunday, Nov 10.